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Estudios sociales. Revista de alimentación contemporánea y desarrollo regional

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ESPINOZA-RAMOS, Jennifer  and  RODRIGUEZ GAMEZ, Liz Ileana. The geography of food poverty in Mexico. Estud. soc. Rev. aliment. contemp. desarro. reg. [online]. 2018, vol.28, n.52. ISSN 2395-9169.

Objective: Is make a geographical diagnosis of food poverty/deprivation in Mexico, which identifies areas of the country where this problem is localized and concentrated, prioritizing the regions for the design, in the future, of a food security policy. Methodology: We use spatial analysis techniques to explore information about food poverty and food deprivation for the year 2010. Results: Show that the municipalities of Mexico with agglomeration and concentration of food poverty/deprivation group together conforming food poverty clusters and food deserts. Limitation: Food poverty/deprivation information is not updated and able at the municipal level; also, this only provides analysis from food demand side. Conclusions: Summarize the new forms of conglomerates of food poverty/deprivation in the country, which are mainly located in municipalities across South, East, Central and North-Central mesoregions, where the priority of social policy was identified as level one.

Keywords : contemporary food; food poverty; food deprivation; spatial autocorrelation; clusters; food desert.

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